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Louisiana Crawfish Boil

Rated as 4.59 out of 5 Stars

"What a feast! Invite the family and dig into this messy, yummy boil. Combining crawfish, sausage, corn, mushrooms, potatoes, and artichokes, this is a dish you'll crave over and over. Add other seafood or vegetables to your liking."
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Ingredients

1 h 45 m servings 541 cals
Original recipe yields 10 servings

Directions

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  1. Fill a very large pot about 1/3 full with water. Add the garlic, bay leaves, dry and liquid crab boil seasonings, salt, pepper, oranges, lemons, artichokes, and potatoes. Bring to a boil over high heat, then reduce to a simmer, and cook for 20 minutes.
  2. Stir in the corn, onions, mushrooms, and green beans; cook 15 minutes more. Stir in the sausage; cook 5 minutes more. Add the crawfish, return mixture to boil, then simmer until the crawfish shells turn bright red and the tails pull out easily, about 5 minutes. Test for doneness by peeling a crawfish. Be sure not to overcook, or crawfish will become tough.
  3. Drain well. Serve crawfish hot, Louisiana-style, spread over a picnic table covered with newspapers.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 541 calories; 22 g fat; 38 g carbohydrates; 51.4 g protein; 286 mg cholesterol; 1339 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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Being from New Orleans, I know that every family has their own special way of boiling crawfish and this recipe is close to my family recipe. We are all about the 'craw-dads' and sausage and coul...

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I hope they meant 40 pounds of live Crawfish. If you are feeding people from Louisiana plan on 8 pds of Crawfish per person, elsewhere plan on 6 pds of Crawfish per person. Not a bad recipe in...

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I hope they meant 40 pounds of live Crawfish. If you are feeding people from Louisiana plan on 8 pds of Crawfish per person, elsewhere plan on 6 pds of Crawfish per person. Not a bad recipe in...

Being from New Orleans, I know that every family has their own special way of boiling crawfish and this recipe is close to my family recipe. We are all about the 'craw-dads' and sausage and coul...

Allrecipies e-mailed this receipe to me a couple days before we went to a our lake house and we decided we wanted to try it there with our friends & neighbors. WHAT A HIT!!! We modified it onl...

Edit on my recipe, use 40 pounds not 4 pounds of live crawfish.

Boiling crawfish is really idiot proof. It is hard to do a bad job if you keep your essentials the same every time. Always include garlic, onions, lemon, and crawfish boil seasoning. We always i...

This was a great variation on mine. I have never used mushrooms or artichokes. Corn on the cob can be used instead of baby corn. Great crowd pleaser. We used it for our daughter's Christenin...

Outstanding! Combined several to get my own.

I think this recipe should read "40 lbs of crawfish" not "4 lbs". I have not cooked this recipe, but I have cooked lots of crayfish and this recipe seems like a good one.

OMG this was the best tasting crawfish boil i ever ate. I tried HEB"s market crawfish boil and it was great until I made this recipe then it was excellent. The oranges and lemon gave it a bett...